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Blue Butterfly boom

A beautiful blue butterfly which has been struggling for the last 40 years could be making a comeback, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation can reveal.

New trustees wanted!

Campaign for National Parks is looking for three trustees to join our board

Yours since 1949

Northumberland National Park and Campaign for National Parks present a special exhibit at the Sill visitor centre celebrating 70 years of National Parks. 

Hundreds join royal picnic in Exmoor

Hundreds joined the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall  in celebrating the 70th anniversary of National Parks

Prince Charles attends celebrations in Exmoor. Photo: Exmoor National Park Authority

The Prince of Wales: National Parks are every bit as important as 70 years ago

His Royal Highness Prince Charles provides a foreword on the importance of the National Parks as part of celebrations of their 70th anniversary.

Glover review interim update - Campaign for National Parks reacts

Campaign for National Parks reacts to the interim findings of the Glover review of England's designated landscapes.

Spring 2018 - News from Around the Parks

Read the news from National Park Societies and Authorities for the winter-spring 2019

SWEPT wins the Park Protector Award

Outstanding achievement of National Park projects celebrated at a time of crisis in our countryside

Pembrokeshire Coast and Yorkshire Dales projects win big at Park Protector & Year of Green Action Awards

People making our glorious countryside a better place celebrated in national awards

The shortlist for the Park Protector and Year of Green Action Awards are announced

Study shows consensus between farmers and conservationists

A new study from Wildlife and Countryside Link shows English farmers recognise the need to prioritise environmental in policy

By LJ Watson

Celebrate 70th anniversary of National Parks with Big Picnic in Exmoor

A special ‘Big Picnic’ for all those who love National Parks is being held in Exmoor National Park on Wednesday 17th July to celebrate 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament that gave rise to the UK’s 15 National Parks.

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